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If you were to choose a total of 10 variables irrespective

If you were to choose a total of 10 variables irrespective of the perspective, which ten variables would you choose and why? What is it about each of these variables that you think is so important that it should be included in almost any study of crime causation? Suppose you were to further select only five out of these ten var

George Huguely Case Study: Criminological Theories Of Murder

Using the article: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/22/AR2010052203487.html What is an analysis of one theory from each of the following theoretical categories in terms of how useful it is in explaining the murder. 1. choice theory 2. trait theory 3. social structure theory Why did

Crime Statistics for Detroit, Michigan

For Detroit, Michigan What do the statistics indicate: has the crime rate increased or decreased in the past five years? What do you think are the main reasons for the increase or decrease in the crime rate? What type of crime is more prevalent? What type of crime is least prevalent? Explain the nature and extent

Theories of crime and justice

A list and explanation of at least 5 specific things that can be done to bring about change in our core structure. Analysis of why these changes, in light of the ideas of peacemaking criminology, will reduce crime. Analyze the changes that you would want to make to our core structure. Should there be any changes brou

Digital evidence

What issues can arise the admission of digital evidence during a criminal trial? How are computer records viewed in court? Explain two circumstances that generally allow the admission of computer records as evidence.

Spotsylvania Sheriff's Department Job Posting

Locate the specific minimum qualifications for deputy sheriffs for the area you currently reside in, your hometown, or a location you plan to/or would consider moving to in the future. Get the entire employment package of information required to submit an application. If you are already employed with a county sheriff's office th

Written policies

Discuss the importance of written policy statements and procedures in the implementation of court security programs. Cover the reasons for such statements, the locations they may best be kept in, and legal issues.

Exclusionary Rule

I am doing a case study on Weeks v. United States (1914) Rochin v. California (1952) & Mapp v. Ohio (1961). I need help with Analyzing and explaining the use of the Exclusionary Rule by the Supreme Court of the United States. Define how the Exclusionary Rule has affected the use of evidence acquired from police search and

Crime data sources

Review materials and the Internet to find information on the crime data sources available for different countries and the United States. Which of the crime data sources listed below provides the most clear and helpful information and why? Uniform Crime Report (UCR) National Crime Victimization Surveys (NCVS) International

Theories of crime and justice

Postmodern theories are an alternative to conventional theories and reject the concept of empiricism and objectivism. As a discipline, this can be seen as a problem for criminology, since, in order to assess the usefulness of a theory, we generally test it using acceptable research methods and practices. Despite this, postmodern

Trends for police forces

The ideal police force is one that prevents crime, keeps order, respects the rights and dignity of citizens, is friendly and courteous, respects the laws, and does not abuse its power through corruption. Throughout the world there have been increasing efforts to improve police practices through the implementation of democratic p

Provide your opinion of whether or not criminal liability and punishment for inchoate offenses are "fair" or not. How do the concepts of actus reus and mens rea fit with inchoate offenses? Should someone charged with an inchoate offense suffer the same punishment as the primary actors of the crime? Should people be criminally convicted for the crime of conspiracy where no underlying crime actually occurs?

Provide your opinion of whether or not criminal liability and punishment for inchoate offenses are "fair" or not. How do the concepts of actus reus and mens rea fit with inchoate offenses? Should someone charged with an inchoate offense suffer the same punishment as the primary actors of the crime? Should people be criminally co

Court Room Security

Identify five things that might be a hindrance to effective security within and around court facilities that hinge on the professional awareness and behaviors of court security officers. Offer two suggestions for each of the five short-comings you identify that might effectively mitigate courthouse security officers' shortcoming

Court Security Plan

The description of the scenario follows: You are the person in charge of security for a high-risk/high-profile trial (it involves the abduction, rape, and murder of a young girl). The case has obviously generated an enormous amount of public interest and media attention. The news media is clamoring for photographs and intervie

CCTV security system in a courthouse

Please help answer the following question. Give at least 400 words in the solution. What benefits are there for installing a CCTV security system in a courthouse?

Is Retributive Justice Justified?

Retributive justice imposes a punishment to the criminal, justified on grounds that the crime committed by a criminal created an imbalance in the social order. This imbalance created by the criminal must be addressed by action against the criminal. On the other hand, restorative justice provides an opportunity to both the victi

Civil Order

Civil order control functions are basically centered on those activities mostly performed by agencies other than the police or by specialized units within the police forces. How does the United States deal with problems related to civil order control? How does this method(s) compare and contrast with other cited countries s

Jury for high profile criminal trials

Please help with the following problem. You are in charge of sequestering a jury for a high profile criminal trial. What steps do you take to design such security as is necessary to maintain the integrity of the trial?

Control of drug production

Should the United States try to control drug production at the source through the use of U.S. Troops, agents, and money or just concentrate on trafficking?